Charles Coleman Jr
Doin' it for Ma.
I was about 8yrs. old when my family discovered that my mother had lupus. At the time, doctors knew even less about the disease than they know now. For as scary as it was, watching my mother continue with her life without second thought or complaint even when she has unexpected flare ups has been the greatest source of inspiration for me. Despite the unpredictability of her condition, she has never let it stop her from doing everything she can as a mother and a professional. This is why I'm running.
When we were younger, my mom would take my sister and me to see the marathon every year. It was an annual tradition that allowed us to bond as a family as we cheered the runners on. When I moved back to NY after school, my first apartment was directly along the marathon route. That began a new tradition of an annual brunch. It is fitting that I have now decided to take on one of my biggest challenges yet and run in the same race I grew up watching as a kid with my mom.
This will be unlike anything I've ever done before but I am excited and confident that I will make it happen and prove successful. Your cheers and donations are very much appreciated. I hope that you will help me as I'm Doin' it for Ma.
Together We Will Do Great Things!
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